Denver

Memory care residents, kids and staff to run “Olympic” games in Westminster

Memory care residents will join the Olympic fever when they kick off the international event with their own Olympic Torch Run and games. The final stretch of the relay and opening ceremony begin at 11 a.m., July 22 outside Greenridge Place, 7700 W. 101st Ave., Westminster. Residents, staff and local children will run, walk, or roll […]

Food Delivery Program Second Update

By Eric Gonzalez ~ We at Benefits in Action (BIA) hope you are doing well. For those of you who are regular subscribers to Prime Time for Seniors, you might remember that BIA started a Food Delivery Program in March to meet community need that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to […]

Colorado Starts Nation’s First Catalytic Converter Anti-Theft Program

AAA, law enforcement join in first-of-its kind partnership to fight car, catalytic converter theft ~ SHERIDAN, Colo. (July 1, 2021)  – AAA Colorado has joined with the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) and other key state and law enforcement partners in a first-of-its-kind partnership to give Coloradans free devices to stop automotive theft.  Car theft and […]

How To Stay Independent and Mobile in Retirement

By Judith Crosson ~ Reaching Older Adult Drivers Program ~ Retirement gives us a chance to do the things we have always wanted to do; see the people we want to see and visit places we love. Sometimes during this wonderful time issues crop up. For some, health problems may make daily activities more difficult. […]

Healthy And Livable Communities: A Good Place For All Generations

“Healthy aging is the development and maintenance of optimal mental, social, and physical well-being and function in older adults. This will most likely be achieved when communities are safe, promote health and well-being and use health services and community programs to prevent or minimize disease.”  —West Virginia Rural Healthy Aging Network

We Are the “Silver Tsunami”

By Barbara Ziegler, senior living in Jefferson County ~ There is a crisis coming our way and most people are unaware. In 1917, an article in the Denver Post warned about a “Silver Tsunami” a name” used by experts to describe the population of aging boomers expected to double by 2030.” The National Investment Center […]

LInkAGES Receives Grant of $220K

NextFifty Initiative Awards $220K to LinkAGES Colorado for Intergenerational Programming ~ Denver, CO: LinkAGES Colorado (LinkAGES) recently earned a multi-year grant for more than $220,000 from NextFifty Initiative. The funding will help LinkAGES expand its work to increase social connection and belonging among older adults through research-backed programs.

Metro Caring Reopens Fresh Foods Choice Market

Denver, Colorado: Metro Caring, Colorado’s leading anti-hunger organization, is reopening the Fresh Foods Choice Market located at 1100 E 18th Ave., Denver, CO 80218.

Heart Stent Patients Needed

Hospitals have a legal obligation to make sure that Medicare patients are properly informed before heart stents are implanted in coronary arteries. For people having a heart attack, heart stents can be lifesaving.  But for people with stable coronary artery disease who are not suffering a heart attack, heart stents are often implanted without informing […]

Salute To Seniors Returns Virtually August 13 And 14

By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER CO.  The Salute to Seniors is coming to your living room again.  While we would like to think that the pandemic is behind us and many of us are vaccinated, out of an abundance of caution, the Salute to Seniors will be virtual on August 13 and 14, 2021 […]

Colorado’s Citizen Legislature – July 2021

By Doris Beaver ~ The Colorado General Assembly managed to complete its legislative business and adjourned on June 8th, four days ahead of its originally scheduled adjournment date of June 12th. Today’s column reviews the remaining legislation from February, March, April, May, and June, not previously acted on by the Governor. Legislation was signed in […]

Time is Running out – Become a Contestant in the Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant

Time to come out and SPARKLE!!!  If you are 60 years of age or older and you feel you need a new lease on life or a new commitment, and want to be a part of something wonderful, become a contestant in the  Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant to be held October 23, 2021, at […]

Over-the-Phone Benefits Reviews for Rocky Flats Retirees

Arvada, CO – Those who worked at the Rocky Flats plant in the 1950’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s may be eligible for no-cost medical benefits and financial compensation through the Department of Labor’s Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). Many of these retirees have developed chronic illnesses and various cancers as a result […]

Expressions of Gratitude

The Greater Denver Placement and Referral Alliance held the Expressions of Gratitude event at The Ridge Pinehurst Senior Living to honor all frontline workers who care for our elders in Senior Living communities.

Colorado Senior Lobby is Now Colorado Center for Aging

Colorado Senior Lobby has announced that starting in June 2021, the organization is changing its name to the Colorado Center for Aging (CCA). This change does not alter the fundamental mission of continuing to strengthen the aging network by raising the voice of older Coloradans.


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